25th Handmade Carpet Exhibition Kicks Off in Tehran

The 25th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opened on Monday, August 22, at Tehran’s Permanent International Fairgrounds. Here are Mehr’s photos of the exhibition:    
hand-woven carpets

Hand-Woven Carpets of Iran’s Qom and Shiraz: Unique Taste, Common Roots

The diversity of handicrafts in Iran is so high that preparing a list of them can take too long; however, it is a well-known fact that Iranian handmade carpets always sit atop the list.
Turkmen Rug

Turkmen Rugs Hand-Woven by Iranian Women

Turkmen rug (or carpet) is a type of handmade floor-covering textile traditionally originating in Central Asia. Iranian Turkmen girls and women weave fantasy into...

Fars Province Sold $40m Handicrafts Last Year

Yadollah Rahmani, an official from the Fars governorate general for the coordination of economic affairs and resource development, said that according to official Custom House statistics, the province has exported $40m of handicrafts and hand woven carpets in the past year 1394 (March 2015-16).

Precious Quran Manuscript to Be Unveiled

One of the most precious manuscripts of the holy Quran will be unveiled during the 24th International Holy Quran Exhibition, in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani.

“Chador Shab” Weaving in Northern Iranian Village

Qassemabad village in Roodsar County, Gilan Province, is internationally known for its traditional costumes. However, the Chador Shab, a kind of homemade outer garment...

Handicraft Expo Breaks Record

The sales of items crafted by Iranian artisans in the 26th Iran Handicrafts Exhibition broke the record set last year.

“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

Tehran Hosts International Handicrafts Exhibition

The 26th National Exhibition and Fifth International Exhibition of Handicrafts took place from May 25-29 in Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Complex (Mosalla). The...

UNIDO Ready to Promote Hamedan Leather Industry

Mohammad Babaei, a representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, said on Tuesday May 10 that UNIDO is ready to cooperate with Hamedan Province to help promote its leather industry.

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